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"She has created probably the biggest buzz vocally of any singer I've heard about in years in Toronto. All of the comments, compliments and credos going around the city about her are not unfounded. She is wonderful."


FRANK JOHN HADLEY (Downbeat magazine/USA)

"Don't doubt this contemporary blues Amazon for a minute. Zoe's album gets to places others can't reach.  She sings with earnest elegance and evinces total emotional involvement with the lyric."

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GRAEME SCOTT (Blues Matters Magazine /UK)

"Layla is possessed with one of those fantastic Maggie Bell, Janis Joplin or Kitto voices that reach down into your soul and is able to rip your heart out."

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"Layla is a terrific singer/songwriter."


KOFI BURBRIDGE (Tedeschi Trucks Band/USA)

"Layla is a GREAT voice. Do not miss this."


WINNER of Live Album of the Year 2023 on Doc's Blues Awards (SevernFM, UK)


FIRST PLACE prize in the Blues Category

for the song "The Deeper they bury me" in the Unsigned Only songwriting competition 2019 - NASHVILLE 

Nominated for best female vocalist of 2018

at European Blues Awards 

BEST VOCALIST of 2016 at the European Blues Awards

"Breaking Free" makes BEST ALBUMS of 2016 in Downbeat Magazine (2016)

Compo 10 Blues Songwriting Competition WINNER - FINLAND (2006)

Vancouver Island Music Awards WINNER for Female Vocalist of the Year - CANADA (2007)

International Songwriting Competition Semi-Finalist - NASHVILLE (2013/2014/2015)

Blues Top WINNER "Discovery of the Year" - POLAND (2013)

Maple Blues Awards Nominee for Female Vocalist of the Year - CANADA (2014)

"The Lily" makes BEST ALBUMS of 2014 in Downbeat Magazine (2014)

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